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Lomachenko named fighter of year by writers

Junior lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko was selected the 2017 Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year.
January 19, 2018

BWAA reveals nominees for Fighter of the Year

The Boxing Writers Association of America announced the nominees for the Sugar Ray Robinson Fighter of the Year award on Tuesday. The winner will be announced in February.
December 26, 2017

Greatest-Ever Middleweight: Anyone Toppling Sugar Ray Robinson?

In a previous series of articles (here, here, and here), I declared Muhammad Ali as the greatest heavyweight boxer ever. Throughout the history of professional boxing, the sport has gone from a handful of weight divisions growing into too many divisions to stay on top of. In boxing’s best days, the most popular divisions were the heavys, middleweights, welterweights and lightweights...
Via The Sports Post
April 16, 2017  |  Discuss

60th anniversary of Ralph Tiger Jones upsetting Sugar Ray Robinson, fight on TV this weekend

Fight Network USA will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Ralph "Tiger" Jones' upset of legendary "Sugar" Ray Robinson, by airing their fight this Sunday night as part of its Ultimate Classic Boxing series from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET. Robinson was a multiple world welterweight and middleweight champion, when there were only eight weight classes, during his illustrious 25-year professional...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The Best Round Ever

Round 1: Everyone has a passion in life, and when you get to know people in this world it doesn’t take much time to figure out what those passions are. Simply put, Paul Navarro knows his ****. When it comes to the fight game, that being of the boxing or the mixed martial arts variety, […]The post Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The Best...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Robinson: Ring legend

If you've heard somebody use the phrase "pound for pound," if you've marveled at an athlete's entourage, if you know who the singer Mark McGrath is, then you know a little something about Sugar Ray Robinson. "He was bigger than life," his son, Ray Robinson Jr., told FOXSports.com this week. "He was everything to me." Muhammad Ali is boxing's greatest political icon, but no boxer...
Via FOX Sports
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 middleweights of the 1950s

Sugar Ray Robinson Rules a Middleweight Golden Age in the 1950sWhat with Sugar Ray Robinson generally considered the greatest middleweight of all time, and his heyday being the 1950s, here's my list of the five best middleweights of that decade.  There's been no shortage of great middleweights prior to the '50s -- Harry Greb, for instance -- as well as since (the name Marvelous...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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